Ingress APK Teardown [1.113.0] – Shard Edition

Welcome everyone back to another Ingress Teardown. This version comes with one interesting change. It removes the old shard assets and brings 91 new shards! With that out of the way, let’s jump into some renders of these assets to sneak a peek before they are live on February 11th.

Quickly discovered was this image.

These are characters from the game ranging from ADA, Misty, OLW and characters I don’t even know. So it was quickly discovered that 13 characters would be the shards. We know there are 91 shards (via game assets) so 91 / 13 = 7 shards per character.

For those curious, thanks to our resident lore expert – Mumu, the characters in order from left to right are


Thanks to Morgan Jones, we can see how a portal will look if it were to obtain all 91 shards.


From this video we can also learn a few things.

  1. The characters align themselves in 3 levels of height.
  2. The shards are simply the photos of characters.
  3. Stein Lightman looks great every time he becomes a shard.

This APK was simply a release to contain these shard assets, it was built on January 31st and obtained on February 6th. February 11th is coming up so fragments of these shards will begin to spawn and travel the portal network.